The Africa parking lot and entrance is now closed for the season. All parking and Zoo access is through our North America entrance until April 2023.
The Lollipop Plant has overlapping yellow bracts with protruding white flowers that are thought to resemble lollypops. The Greek meaning of its name Pachystachys means ear of corn, referring to the shape of the flowers.
The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location. The map is based on the average annual minimum winter temperature, divided into 10-degree F zones.